The dining experience at River Café has been at a consistently high level for so many years, it might be tempting to take it somewhat for granted. But after a flood that threatened to actually wipe it all out, the restaurant now stands as a vivid and welcome reminder to enjoy the moment.
The times are changing, and Calgary’s fine dining scene is as exciting as any other in North America right now. Fresh, local, sustainable, certainly, but there is a lot of innovation and flair, and accurate renditions of a diverse range of cultural options. It’s an exhilarating time to be there.